Authors: Mary Knapp, Christopher Redmond, Dan Regier

Degree days have been featured on the Kansas Mesonet page since the beginning. However, the reports were limited to the growing season (April-October) and to corn and sorghum. The new Degree Days page is designed to provide greater flexibility for our users, including options to select the time period and more built-in calculations. Because of the flexibility, it is somewhat more complicated than the old version. Here’s a run-down of the new features.


The Custom equation allows the user to enter a formula based on their specific needs:


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Mary Knapp, Weather Data Library

Christopher Redmond, Kansas Mesonet

Dan Regier, Kansas Mesonet